Graduate Students

2021 Mar 11

Teaching and Learning Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

A stack of books on topics of critical pedagogy and equity and inclusion.The 3-part Critical Pedagogy Workshop Series is designed for PhD students at all stages who are interested in critical pedagogies, thinking about building their teaching portfolios, and how teaching fits in to their own professional development goals. Each workshop considers different perspectives on teaching–from our disciplines, our students, and other lenses, and how to use those on our own learning journeys as teachers and scholars. Students may attend workshops individually or sign up for all three.... Read more about Teaching and Learning Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries

Student leans over to better study a piece of art at the Harvard Art Museums

The Museum is your Classroom--Online

February 10, 2021

The Bok Center has been excited to collaborate with the Harvard Art Museums to bring ideas and strategies for teaching with museum collections to faculty and Teaching Fellows through a series of workshops and, for the first time this spring, a Bok Seminar. What started as an independent session run by Jen Thum (Assistant Director of Academic Engagement and Assistant Research Curator, Harvard...

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2021 Feb 11

Spring TF Resource Hours

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Apr 22 2021 .
4:00pm to 5:00pm

4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Are you teaching this spring? Do you have questions about engaging students or facilitating synchronous or asynchronous class activities? Join the Bok Center’s TF Resource Hours to ask questions, practice, and get ideas on digital teaching tools you could integrate into your sections! During the first ten minutes of each session, we will demonstrate a tool or strategy for teaching remotely. The rest of the hour will be for discussion, idea-sharing, and practice. Bring your questions and activities you’d like to try out!

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A pedagogy fellow stands in front of a group of her peers answering a question.

Make an Impact as a Pedagogy Fellow

January 21, 2021

We are now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 cohort of Pedagogy Fellows. Pedagogy Fellows enhance training and support for teaching fellows within their departments and across the FAS. They lead pedagogy seminars and workshops, consult with TFs, and develop resources on teaching and professional development for their peers.

Through their work and the Bok Center’s training, Pedagogy Fellows grow in their own careers as teachers and scholars. Each year, fellows report on how much they learn...

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2019-20 Bok Annual Report

2019-20 Bok Annual Report

January 5, 2021

We are pleased to share our 2019-20 annual report, which showcases highlights from the year, including how we helped facilitate the transition to remote teaching, examples of courses we supported, and stories of students who have taken part in our programming. Especially given the challenges of the past year, we are proud of the strength of our community, and that we worked with more faculty and graduate students than ever before.

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2021 Jan 22

Winter Teaching Week Workshop: Let’s Discuss! Making Discussion Meaningful and Engaging

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Online

Rebecca Miller Brown, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Programming, Derek Bok Center
Lauren Davidson, Assistant Director of the Learning Lab, Derek Bok Center

What makes for an effective discussion in your discipline? How do you balance your goals for the session with student questions and interests? How do you navigate challenges, such as a conflict or tangent you’re not sure will pay off? Join us for a discussion of these and other questions about how to make discussion more meaningful and engaging, even in Zoom. We’ll...

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2021 Jan 22

Winter Teaching Week Workshop: Problem Solving in STEM Classes: Engaging Your Students in Section

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Online

Tamara Brenner, Executive Director, Derek Bok Center

Problem solving is a central activity in science, engineering, and math classes. In this workshop, designed for both new and experienced TFs in the STEM disciplines, we will explore strategies for teaching with problems, with an emphasis on online teaching. How and why might you encourage students to work in groups to solve problems? How can you enable a variety of students to participate and share their answers and ideas with the class? This workshop will provide you with practical methods...

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